Cutting Board for my wife

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Project by Mike_in_Ohio posted 1683 days ago 1701 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a board similar to the board I made for a wedding gift, only she wanted it thicker. Here is the completed board.

Woods are Cherry, Bubinga, Maple, Paduak, Purpleheart, Walnut.

Dimensions are 12 3/4×21 1/8. It is just short of 2” thick.

-- Mike

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#1 posted 1683 days ago

Nice looking cutting board.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 1683 days ago

Mike, this is a nice looking cutter. You chose a nice wood combination and design as well.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 1683 days ago

Sure hope my Wife And Daughter do not even see this!

-- Big G

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#4 posted 1683 days ago

Very Nice! I have a couple questions – What are the final dimensions? The finish looks excellent – what is it?

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 1683 days ago

She never bring herself to put a knife to it ….LOL it a beautiful board nice design wood combo as well…Blkcherry

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#6 posted 1683 days ago

Really nice board. I agree, the finish and block-alignment are superb.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#7 posted 1683 days ago

I added the dimensions to the description above.

I normally finish my boads with General Finsihes Salad Bowl finish. I use a procedure similar to the Wood Whisperer.

On this board I used some other varnish I had because my GF Salad Bowl finish had gone bad.

-- Mike

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#8 posted 1683 days ago

Good looking board.. choice of timbers and colors is outstanding.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#9 posted 1683 days ago

looks good

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA

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#10 posted 1683 days ago

Good looking board!
Nice Job :)

-- "My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning, and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can." -Cary Grant

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#11 posted 1202 days ago

Nice work! Sure she loved it!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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